(emacs)Shell History Copying
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Shell History Copying
Move point to the previous prompt (`comint-previous-prompt').
Move point to the following prompt (`comint-next-prompt').
Copy the input command which point is in, inserting the copy at
the end of the buffer (`comint-copy-old-input'). This is useful
if you move point back to a previous command. After you copy the
command, you can submit the copy as input with RET. If you wish,
you can edit the copy before resubmitting it.
Moving to a previous input and then copying it with `C-c RET'
produces the same results--the same buffer contents--that you would get
by using `M-p' enough times to fetch that previous input from the
history list. However, `C-c RET' copies the text from the buffer,
which can be different from what is in the history list (if you edit
the input in the buffer after it has been sent).
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